Answer: There are loads of colorful plants that perform in your area, many of which are low-water-use and don't require alot of fuss, and will attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Check with yor county cooperative extension office for their recommended plant lists. Bernalillo County Cooperative Ext., 1510 Menaul NW, ABQ, 87107, 505-243-1386. Good luck with your new gardening efforts.
Q&A Library Searching Tips